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White spots,itching and inflammation in the vaginal area - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   Hello?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hey
User :   i would like to know if white spots are a symptom of vaginal thrush?
Doctor :   yes it can be
User :   ah okay
User :   and inflammation?
Doctor :   yes itching and inflammation
User :   im having swabs tomorrow as i had the tablet a couple of weeks ago for thrush but the symptoms came back
Doctor :   sometime foul smelling discharge
Doctor :   as well
User :   but i think i just need another dose of the tablet, im worrying a bit though from searching the symptoms online
User :   as i have white spots also and i was unsure whether its a symptom
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   keep the area around the vagina clean and dry
Doctor :   maintain good hygeine
Doctor :   when the area is wet
Doctor :   usually the fungus grows
User :   i do all of these things :)
Doctor :   good
User :   i think its thursh because all i wear is leggings and tight jeans
Doctor :   ok
User :   and my sister had the same symptoms and she had the tablet and now hers is gone
Doctor :   since when ur having this
Doctor :   many women have this problem
Doctor :   nothing to be worried about
Doctor :   but u need to get it treated on time
User :   well i had it about 3 weeks ago, then had the tablet about 2 weeks ago
Doctor :   if not serious infection will result
User :   the symptoms went, then i had my period and now i have them again
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   revisit ur gynecologist
Doctor :   if the problem persists
User :   im having swabs tomorrow at the doctors

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